APIs and Mashups r ur new ABCs for E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

An API (Application Program Interface) enables an interface from a piece of software to communicate with another piece of software (in its simplest form) or multiple pieces of software (called a mashup). Twitter has APIs, so does Facebook, even Linkedin. Facebook. Mashups. Post your blog and status - appears in Twitter, Facebook, Yahoo. Search for restaurants in Google and Google Maps shows up with the various restaurants on the map.

Understanding Web 2.0

Integrated Learnings

Wikipedia has a write up on Web 2.0 The ideas that make up Web 2.0 are social networking, web mashups, and using the web to store and create content. Ego centric networks like Facebook, Linked In, Blogs, and Twitter use human instigated actions as the impetus for social networking. A web mashup is the second concept in what makes up Web 2.0. iGoogle does a good job of this type of mashup by aggregation. Mashup Blog

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danah boyd on teens and 21st century work

Jay Cross

Instead of coding, programmers built apps by mashing up shared packages of code. If a mashup produced a Frankenmonster, you threw it away and tried something else. A girl is horrified when her mom joins Facebook. My father has joined Facebook.

10 Ways To Learn In 2010

The eLearning Coach

Create a Mashup. Mashups let you combine and remix information, media, content, web applications and services in new ways. Making a mashup promotes perceiving information in new ways and is a learning experience in itself. Two mashup platforms are Pipes and Scrapplet.

Noughties. but nice

Learning with e's

iPods and Podcasts: The Touch, the Nano, the Shuffle, the Classic, you name it, versions of the iPod popped up and grabbed our attention in the noughties. Tags: Nintendo DS MySpace YouTube iPod Touch PLE Nintendo Wii Twitter Ringtones podcast Google FaceBook Bebo

Using Data from Online Learning to Fuel Association Growth

Association eLearning

According to CIO.com , “The new cornucopia of public and private data is providing a new opportunity to mash up multiple big data sets to gain new insights beyond what a single big data set allows. Is this something that provides value but takes up more of your time than it should?

Top eLearning Posts

Tony Karrer

Start-Up Guides 1,368 1 22 eLearning 1.0 Tools 1,140 9 43 LMS Satisfaction Features and Barriers 1,988 6 40 Facebook as a Learning Platform 754 3 40 Rapid eLearning Tools 4,337 11 35 Collaborative Learning Using Web 2.0 Start-Up Guides 1,368 1 22 eLearning 1.0 Given the nomination , I'm not sure how much new traffic will come to check out this blog, but I know that it's always hard to come to a blog and get a sense of what the person talks about.

Activity Streams

Jay Cross

An activity stream is a mash-up of an individual’s or organization’s feeds. Last week, Google, Facebook, Nokia, Yahoo!, Related: ReadWriteWeb: Google, Facebook, MySpace and More Meet to Talk Activity Streams. Wikipedia: nothing up yet

The 21st Century Curator

ID Reflections

We are also curating whenwe choose what to share with our Facebook friends. He followed this up later with The5 Models Of Content Curation. Mashup : Mashups are unique curatedjuxtapositions where mergingexisting content is used to create a new point of view. If Web 1.0

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Computers, Learning Professionals, and their Roles in Curation

The Learning Circuits

My family was visiting, and my mother was telling me that I don't post enough pictures of my kids on facebook. What I didn't realize was that my mother often saw pictures of her grandchildren on facebook and clicked the SHARE button to share it on her wall. In the age of facebook shares/likes, Twitter retweets, and other social media sharing tools. I do believe what a curator does for a museum is different than what a my mother does for her facebook wall.

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Content as a Service

Xyleme

As instructional designers, we create our learning products, package them up with all the content and media, wish them well, and ship them off to the LMS’s – never to be seen again. And the possibilities for highly specialized apps for learning, performance support, and content mash-ups is nearly unlimited. Mash-ups and on-demand publishing. For better or worse, the development of learning content has been a one-way push process.

Social Media Offerings which can b used in Social Learning

eLearning 24-7

Social Networking – Facebook. Open Source/Mashups - APis, open source – while open source and APIs are not social media, they will enable multi-faceted social media features and capabilities. Actually, in some circles, mashups are considered a form of social media. Social media types with examples. New social media types are being created, identified and defined constantly.

eLearning Observations, Codeyear and Web Tools

Moodle Journal

Well not surprisingly we decided to schedule a further, more by way of a heads up session, where I took the opportunity to show where and how observers could capture eLearning activities and participation, along with some examples of good practice from trials that I had run in the past. And if you are a serious social networker as I suspect you are to some degree, then a single click will publish your Glogs to Facebook, Twitter, Google+ or Tumbl.

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#lrnchat coup d’état

Jay Cross

This evening, our hosts did not show up. FB teen writes “My father now on Facebook. Son replies, “Welcome To Facebook.&#. Facebook teen writes “My father is now on Facebook. Son replies, “Welcome To Facebook.&#. Facebook teen writes “My father is now on Facebook. Son replies, “Welcome To Facebook.&#. FB teen writes “My father now on Facebook. Son replies, “Welcome To Facebook.&#.

How to Navigate Social Media (and Avoid Information Overload)

Rapid eLearning

For example, if you build rapid elearning courses with Articulate products there are all sorts of resources available to you: Articulate’s Facebook page keeps you up-to-date on news and information. You just want a little but end up getting a lot more than you can handle.

Aha Moments in 2007

Tony Karrer

Authoring in eLearning 2.0 / Add-ins & Mash-ups Wow, what a great list from 2006, I'm glad I have that saved somewhere. ;) So how about in here's a random list of things from 2007: My 10 year old son edited Wikipedia - A Fourth Grader Wikipedia Update and added value.

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First Time Visitor Guide

Tony Karrer

Once we've interacted to some level, you might consider linking up with my via LinkedIn - I found this to be a good way to stay connected with people. Start-Up Guides Personal and Group Learning Using Web 2.0 Tools Authoring in eLearning 2.0 / Add-ins & Mash-ups Shift in eLearning from Pure Courseware towards Reference Hybrids Collaborative Learning Using Web 2.0

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Curation: A Core Competency for Learning Professionals

The Learning Circuits

Networks like Twitter, facebook, or internal solutions like Yammer enable this social workplace learning to break through the constraints of face-to-face meetings. Mashups : Merging two or more unrelated pieces of content to form a new message. In my first two posts for Learning Circuits, I explored how I use Twitter as a professional development tool , and last week we looked at Filtering: A Challenge and Responsibility for Learning Professionals.

Coming for your job.or at least the way you do it now.

Mark Oehlert

elements -- social networking, RSS, blogs, wikis, mashups, podcasting, and widgets -- are fast becoming the norm for communicating with employees and customers. How about JackBe and Kapow releasing enterprise-grade mashup platforms?

The changing Web

Learning with e's

Social media - often referred to as Web 2.0 , or the participatory Web - is shaping up to be one of the most important tool sets available to support the promotion of change in education. Delicious, Diigo), microblogs such as Twitter, mashups (e.g.

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Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Virtual classrooms and smart-boards are used in a more student-centered way (not putting all the attention to one person up-front=bad). open up exciting opportunities for people to access relevant information where and when they require it. Here's what came up.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010

Tony Karrer

One of the common reasons I hear from knowledge workers inside large organizations for not following the suggestions I provide is that the organization itself puts up barriers to working this way. This is a kind of mashup as well.

Top 5 Talking Points from 2013 #LSCon

Unicorn Training

Security is a big issue in the corporate world and I picked up some useful pointers, although no definitive answers. As XAPI is taken up and evolves, so more verbs will be added. It is central to the #LScon event that it gives delegates the opportunity to catch up with the latest in eLearning tools, compare the alternatives, and preview what’s coming next. What does the future hold for learning?

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The survival of higher education (3): The Social Web

Learning with e's

These were posted up onto the group wiki, and a short summary attached by the ‘gold miner’ to explain what it contained and why it would be useful. This is particularly evident on a cursory inspection of any social web space, whether it be Facebook, Snapchat or any other popular free space.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Emerging Technologies in e-Learning

Learning Visions

Emerging" = kinds of e-learning that are just starting to show up -- in labs, new company offerings. Self Serve Can also pick up packaged food -- self-service from a vending machine, etc. Sometimes its not even consciously done -- they might put up photos and tag them -- dont mean to generate content for others, but they do) Wearable computing (being a cyborg and having implants is the stuff of sci fi -- but its not that far away) "We look at the future through rear-view mirrors."

What Can You Expect in 2013?

CLO Magazine

According to a December 2011 issue of Business Insider, the mobile apps analytics firm Distimo said many popular apps were games such as Angry Birds, social networking such as Facebook, Skype and Twitter, and other content such as Google Maps and iBooks. ” Foster collaborative learning: Thanks to Facebook (800 million users), LinkedIn (130 million) and Twitter (150 million), people can communicate with each other in real-time, all the time.

NextGen LMS Features (Now and Later)

eLearning 24-7

Ability to tie in Social APIs, regardless if it is Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter, Nextdoor (cool, but no one is doing it) and so forth. . Including mashups (two or more APIs). Earlier this week I presented a webinar on LMSs of tomorrow. The session covered in essence the next generation LMSs. These are systems that are out there today. Yes, right now. Some are extremely new, others have been around for years.

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E-Learning without Borders

eLearning 24-7

Go onto any social media site: Facebook, Google+, Twitter, Quora or any of the thousands of sites, and you will see people engaging with total strangers. Now before you argue about “security&# or “privacy&# , you can create (even now using mashups or some APIs) the ability to lock down or block certain areas. Pods which were off the hub included a bookstore, library, event center, courses (to sign up and take), chat rooms and other items. Greetings from Moscow.

How Education Entrepreneurs Can Transcend a Crazy Busy Lifestyle with Executive Career and Mindset Coach Elizabeth Pearson

LifterLMS

She ended up leaving her six-figure income so she could better serve her coaching clients, and she achieved that six-figure income working for herself and her clients in her first year of running her business full-time. I’m never going to catch up to these people.”

E-Learning Early Indicators

eLearning 24-7

If they were doing it, Facebook like page, a crummy blog that looks nothing like a real blog, a Twitter like feed, maybe RSS, text chat and YouTube functions and upload/download angle. Funny, thing about those vendors, either their entire consumer base rose up and screamed we want tablets, or perhaps – and I know – it never happens in any industry – just perhaps, they looked again and said, “I see money in those tablets&#.

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Social Learning, Social Media – Brothers in Arms

eLearning 24-7

After all, many have a blog, wiki, rss feed, a Facebook like page, with profile, inc. expo clearly shows and some argue that social media some grew up within the web 2.0 With APIs and mashups, who knows where it can go. If you could have your real time Twitter, Linkedin feeds, Facebook and some other social media capability, and your end user did not have to open any other screens, what is the likelihood, that your system would increase in sales?

Rapid Content Authoring Tools 2010 – Innovators, Winners and Updated Trends

eLearning 24-7

You can use either your own 3rd party content authoring tool and upload it into the “Cloud&# and then wherever you are, output either to your LMS, or onto Moodle or even WordPress (they have a plug in for that) OR place the course in Facebook or nearly any solution that accepts APIs. iTunes, iTunes University, Facebook, MySpace, CD, web server & more. Mashups, Google charts.

Latest LMS Trends – The Truth is No Longer a Stranger

eLearning 24-7

Folding up shop and switching to a new market: Talent/Performance Management, new product lines not tied to e-learning, services. Folding up shop for good – goodbye and nice knowing you. Folding up shop and switching to a new market : Talent/Performance Management, new product lines not tied to e-learning, services. Folding up shop for good – goodbye and nice knowing you. Just last week, Facebook dropped in users.

2008 2009

Tony Karrer

I put up a couple of screencasts that show how to use LinkedIn for Finding Expertise and Searching for Expertise - LinkedIn Answers. This lines up with what I predicted in 2008. For example, I just had someone ask about using Facebook in a corporate context as part of on-boarding.

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What’s hurting the LMS market

eLearning 24-7

Revenues across the board are up, profit margins are healthy and competition is on-going (always a good thing). Illogical – I often see systems that add features that seem as though they tossed a bunch of ideas on a wall and whatever stuck up there, went into their platform. Facebook is not a driver for sales, and social media is in fact, one component of an effective digital marketing strategy. The LMS market is strong.

Top 60 eLearning Posts for October 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

A day with Dave Snowden , October 26, 2010 Dave Snowden is a compelling storyteller, mad genius, and irascible Welshman who has pioneered the mash-up of complexity theory and management practice. Open up the Navigation. Please if you can, look this research up! October 10, 2010 In our schools, ICT is often held up as an example of modern thinking - an essential for today’s classroom.

Product Review: Saba Social

eLearning 24-7

Facebook. the Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin, External blog, IM connections – Yahoo, AIM, etc., Extensive API and Mashup directors for you to pick and choose from. I admit that in general I have been underwhelmed in the past with Saba.

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